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Tule Lake NWR, Modoc County
Healthy sandhill cranes have nothing to fear from coyotes when they can simply jump into the sky.


Kids and anglers with disabilities invited to catch fish at Mount Hood Pond
by ODFW, MAY 22, 2018
Mt. Hood Pond MHCC Campus

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a free youth fishing event Saturday, May 26 at Mt. Hood Pond in Gresham.   A feature of the ODFW Outdoors program, the event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the pond located on the Mount Hood Community College Campus at 2600 SE Stark St. ODFW will stock the pond...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold an outreach meeting on Wednesday, June 6 in Davis regarding Bay Delta Region Type A wildlife areas. CDFW will take comments and recommendations and provide updates on habitat conditions, availability of water for wetlands and possible impacts to hunter access on these public lands. The meeting will take place from 4...
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Bass Fishing Basics, Part II, Bass Species
by Gary Heffley, MAY 21, 2018

(This is part 2 of a 4 part series on Bass Fishing Basics)  In part 1 of the series on Bass Fishng Basics, we covered the many bass waters of California, a little history, and some bass catching records. Here in part 2, we'll cover the varied species of bass to clarify some of the mystery surrounding this popular fish! Black Bass Largemouth,...
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Trinity River Waters Flows Up and Down
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 20, 2018

Trinity River

I hope everyone had a great Mothers Day and those of you who do fish just maybe you had a great day of fishing. The last couple of weeks the water flows have been like a yo-yoing, up/down up/down and now they on their way back up again. These water flows are great for rafting but not very friendly for fishing....
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Bass Fishing Basics – Part I
by Gary Heffley, MAY 20, 2018

(This is part 1 of a 4 part series on Bass Fishing Basics)  It may be a toss-up between bass and trout as to which is the most popular for anglers in the north state but nationwide, bass fishing has become an industry onto its own. What’s more, the popularity of bass angling stretches to such locations as Japan, Mexico,...
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Razor clamming now open from Cascade Head to Yachats River
by ODFW, MAY 20, 2018
Columbia River

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the reopening of razor clamming from Cascade Head to the mouth of the Yachats River as domoic acid levels have dropped below the alert level. The opening means razor clamming is now open from the Columbia River to the mouth of the Yachats River and...
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